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National Cheese Day: June 4, 2022

Press Release Number CB22-SFS.83

Cheese Facts from the International Dairy Foods Association:

“Did You Know?

  • The most popular cheese recipe in the United States is ‘macaroni and cheese.’
  • There are around 2,000 varieties of cheeses. Visit Cheese.com for a large list of types.
  • Cheese takes up about 1/10 the volume of the milk it was made from.
  • A giant wheel of Cheddar cheese was given to Queen Victoria (1837-1901) for a wedding gift. It weighed over 1,000 pounds. A normal Cheddar wheel weighs 60-75 pounds.”

Key Stats

Source: 2018 - 2020 Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM).   

Note: The table above is cropped on the right side and relative standard error columns are hidden. Click on the image for the full table.

More Stats

From the Newsroom > Stats for Stories (SFS):

From Foreign Trade > U.S. International Trade Data:

Note: After you create an account, select options for Harmonized System (HS) or HS, select Exports or Imports, type “CHEESE” in the Commodity search box, then select options for geography and time. Select Report for data. More information can be found in the Quick Start Guide.

Source: 2017 Economic Census.   

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